Discovery Education and 3M announced today the 10 top finalists in the 12th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Each finalist will be awarded an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to participate in the competition finals on October 5, 2010.
During this competition, students will demonstrate scientific innovation, creativity and communication skills in a series of individual challenges related to the science of safety and security. The winner will receive $50,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds ($25,000 cash value), the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist,” and a trip to St. Paul, Minn. to work alongside 3M’s top scientists at their world headquarters and visit the 3M Innovation Center.
For more information, visit www.youngscientistchallenge.com.